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Movie Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron -- The End Is Nigh

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.01.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

These feel like cinematic end times -- not in terms of Hollywood movies (that horse is already out of the barn), but in the pack-mentality, "hey, it's good enough" approach of critics to the colossus that bestrides summer movies, otherwise known as the Marvel Universe.

Exploring the Meaning of CG Gore

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I've decided that CG blood absolutely denotes something different than the splatter that comes from exploding blood bags, the old-school method of spraying a fake version of the fluid of life.

The Religious Ritual of Call of Duty

Greg Perreault | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Greg Perreault

It can be comforting in the midst of a chaotic world, to have a clear sense purpose and order. To be given very clear cut guidelines of good and evil, right and wrong.

Video Games Represent the Most Powerful (and Potentially Dangerous) Era in Storytelling

Paul Runge | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Paul Runge

Call of Duty, for instance, provides no deep choices surrounding violence. The player begins and ends as an agent of violence, reduced to literally nothing but the butt and muzzle of a gun. More complex games, however, can provide choices around violence.

What Are Violent Video Games Doing To Us? It's Complicated

Posted 01.18.2013 | Science

For all their popularity, video games -- violent ones in particular -- get a pretty bad rap. They've come under fire for making our kids lazy, insubor...

ReThink Review: Act of Valor -- That's Militainment!

Jonathan Kim | Posted 04.30.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Young American boys (including myself) have been running around with toy/imaginary weapons pretending to be soldiers for millenia, and have been watching TV shows and movies about the military for decades.

Gears Of War 3: 'The Most Realistic Aliens I've Ever Seen'

| Jymier Johnson | Posted 11.21.2011 | Home

Written by Jymier Johnson, Game Reviewer for The Eagle: The Online Newspaper of Pittsburgh Barack Obama Academy of International Studies: Gears of ...

Call Of Duty: Do Zombies Pwn Special Ops?

Posted 01.08.2012 | Home

Who's excited about Modern Warfare 3's release? Between the above trailer featuring veteran and noobs Sam Worthington and Jonah Hill, and the 6,000 co...

'Tea Party Zombies Must Die' Video Game Stirs Controversy

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics

A new video game is giving players a chance to explore a post-apocalyptic Fox News studio and kill off zombies that resemble famous conservatives incl...